Woman charged after fatal Down shooting

Detectives investigating the murder of a man from Ukraine have charged a woman with assisting offenders.

Detectives investigating the murder of a man from Ukraine have charged a woman with assisting offenders.

Dmytro Grytsunov, 29, was killed in a shooting in the Co Down town of Kilkeel.

A 32-year-old woman was charged last night with perverting the course of justice, assisting an offender and withholding information.

She will appear before Newry Magistrates Court this morning, a spokeswoman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

Mr Grytsunov received a fatal chest wound when shots were fired in the Rooney Park area on Saturday night.

Earlier, detectives were granted an extra 36 hours to question a 28-year-old man who was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the incident.

Another woman of 39 has been released unconditionally.

Three men aged 31, 36 and 26 have been released on police bail.

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